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in baltimore and his choice to do so has change the way we think about weekends in the fall. >> he was called -- he expected he would call cleveland home. financial struggles and uncooperative politicians brought him to baltimore. he was returned to the nfl. it prevented him from returning. >> he never looked back after making the move but he also never tried to hide how torn he felt making the decision that would shape his legacy. >> no matter how promising, i love the city of baltimore and the people here. there similar in make up here to baltimore as it is in cleveland. it hurt terribly to see the last game. >> only five seasons after clinging to the nfl back to baltimore and baltimore back to the nfl, he dedicated the trophy to the citizens of baltimore. >> think you very much. -- thank you very much. to the people in baltimore city, the people in baltimore county, and to the state of maryland, this belongs to you. >> his love of the game never wavered. from an early age, he recognized football and his life would become a marriage of passion and destiny. >> what brought me to begin with w
and legacy. >>> a massive sports weekend ahead. a look at the purple and orange fever in baltimore and other news saturday morning starts right now. >> welcome to 11 knew saturday morning. i'm lisa robinson. >> i'm in for jennifer franciotti. our top stories in just a moment. first a look outside with mr. john collins. good morning. >> we're almost into autumn here but the summertime weather continues. humid, cloudy. not sure if you noticed it coming in, little mist on the windshield. a thin overcast. and there are some thunderstorms west of us. there's a cold front on the way and it will bring us dramatic change in our weather by the end of the weekend. ahead on the front, summer-like. after the front, it will feel -- welsh not quite autumn-like, but very, very nice. you can see a squall line approaching pittsburgh now. still not close to western maryland. this is the weather associated with the front that's coming in. the front itself is back in ohio. even back in indiana. once it comes through, we'll see a dramatic turn around in the humidity levels and the temperatures. but we could be i
tribute to their father. baltimore city respected him as well. today the two brothers' share special memories about their father. >> he really loved you guys. >> the former ravens president shared thoughts and described moments when they had to say goodbye. >> we had a moment with my father at the hospital with four players, the head coach, the owner. i think that evil -- that easily rival my father receiving the super bowl trophy. >> a larger than life portrait hangs at the entrance. he died on thursday morning. during his tenure, the ravens won the super bowl in 2001. his family just wanted him to know how much they loved him and how much baltimore love them. >> we know poppy had this incredible love affair with my father. >> as a young boy, he and his father took a cab ride in new york, and it left a lasting impression. >> on that have ride, they were best friends. he knew everything about the family and it was just two guys. this the kind of man he was. a wonderful human being. >> former raven's offensive linemen jonathan ogden said he will be missed. >> we will miss that
.m. >> good evening, i'm deborah weiner. the baltimore orioles one step closer to the playoffs. camden yards is packed this afternoon as the o's topped the red sox and were lucky to miss the rain. reporter barry simms has been talking to people about the big game but let's go to pete. >> it's turned cold and kind of chilly and rainey at camden yards but earlier on j.j. hardy bobblehead day the sun was out, more than 41,000 fans were here as they watched the orioles sweep the red sox. and for their final home regular season game, it was something special, indeed. and j.j. hardy on his bobblehead day, he delivered absolutely very well, from the field of play as well. at the bat, there he goes. he was handing out bobble heads himself in the pregame and he's not done peddling souvenirs. 4-0, orioles. bottom five, chris davis, fourth straight game going yard. another towering blow, 31st of the season. he described being dialed in. it feels really, really good. jim johnson finishes the greatest closer season in orioles history and gets his 50th save. started keeping track in saves since 1969 and i
chance for showers. there are light sprinkles out there. they already crossed south of baltimore. there's more up into southern pennsylvania. so it's just showing that it's going to be a little more unsettled today. i think for baltimore, our best chance is to see more showers will be in afternoon. if you have outdoor plans i would start off the day thinking you could be outdoors. it's the evening hours that we may see more showers. 54 at the airport. high temperature today just as cool, in the low 70s. again, that chance for showers starting late in the afternoon towards the evening hours. we'll talk about what comes up in the seven day which includes more rain. stay tuned. our big story. once again the orioles. it was a little closer last night, but they once again take down the red sox. >> right. how about them o's. manny machado turns a double play to get the o's out of the inning. then a few innings later the 19-year-old breaks a 3-3 tie with his seventh home run of the year. that's where the score would stay. tying them for first in the the american league east with the yankees. p
. especially after 4 p.m. for baltimore. those showers will be moving in from the west. the key word here, scattered, not everyone is going to see them. you may or may not have any wet weather today. it's just something to keep in mind in the afternoon and evening hours. then we can dry out late tonight. we'll talk ab the seven day which includes more rain. stay tuned. >>> hopefully, we'll have good weather for the o's game later today because that is our big story. the orioles. it was closer last night. they did take down the boston red sox. >> in the top of the fourth inning, manny machado makes a great defensive play, turning the double play to get the o's out of the inning. then a few innings later, the 20-year-old breaks a tie with his seventh home run of the year. that's where the score will stay. the o's win 4-3, tying them for the first place in the al east with the yankees. pete gilbert will have more on that later this morning. first george takes a look at the legend honored before the game that got o's fans everywhere on their feet. >> brooks and braun. number five was the sixt
this morning is first lady michelle obama's visit to baltimore. she spoke to a sold out crowd at a fund-raising event at morgan state university. tv cameras weren't allowed inside that venue but those who paid to get in said the first lady got a rock star reception. >> it was beyond anything i have ever heard. i never heard anyone walk on a stage and get such an eruption of powerful love. >> some of the 2,000 supporters who packed the murphy fine arts center describe a loud and long explosion of cheers as first lady michelle obama took the stage. >> it did really erupt. she hardly could get started talking and people just wouldn't even let her stop. >> only print journalists were allowed inside, no tv cameras allowed, but supporters shared some pictures as they explained the consistent themes of the first lady's speech. most say she focussed a lot of education and health care. >> talking about students receiving aid and grants. i'm a graduating senior. i go to school on federal aid. if it wasn't for the bills that barack obama has passed, i would be unable to attend. so that was a highl
are looking into suspicious death in north baltimore. investigators say they found the body of a man inside a car around 7: 15 this morning. we're told he had been shot. authorities are waiting on autopsy results to determine the exact cause of death. baltimore county police detectives are in oklahoma waiting to interview the grandson of the elderly couple found murdered. he is now named as a suspect. investigators say they learned earlier this week matthew long was in oklahoma. he was living with his grandparents when they were killed. he was missing when police discovered the bodies on monday. according to police, he is undergoing mental treatment at a hospital in oklahoma. >> we entered him into the national missing persons database. he was located in oklahoma. they notified the baltimore police department. our detectives began making preparations to interview him. >> police described the couple's injuries as traumatic but are not saying exactly how they died. the search continues for a suspect after a stabbing at a light rail station. the suspect attempted to take the victims cell phone
, the original owner of the baltimore ravens who passed away thursday. >> this week the morning will hold a silent public tribute. that's where our 11 news reporter joins us live with more. good morning. >> good morning, rob. welsh starting at 11:00 this morning, fans will have an opportunity to say good-bye to the man who brought football back to baltimore. some fans have already started to show up here at m&t bank stadium. we're joined by john. john came out from aberdeen. john, why did you decide to come out and pay your respects this morning? >> well, mr. modell did a lot for this city. and without it, sheldon, okay, we wouldn't have -- without him, we wouldn't have pro football in the town of baltimore. he was just magnificent man. as far as maryland is considered or anywhere el. he should be in the pro football hall of fame. you can look at what the modelles did here with the m&t stadium and the facility that's around it. it's absolutely just wonderful. >> that's why you wanted to come out? >> exactly. i wanted to pay my respects there to mr. modell and his family. god bless them. i
the country by surprise and baltimore by storm. >> it's huge. i mean, we drove up from raleigh for this. we've been talking about it for weeks. yeah, it's cool. >> it's been 15 years since orioles park hosted a meaningful final home stand for the home team, and fans are soaking it up. >> every time i come, i wear this. >> i cannot explain to you, because we can't afford ravens tickets but we still root for them. but we can afford orioles tickets. we are ready. we are excited. this is our time. >> it's been appreciation weekend and nine lucky fan weres randomly chosen to stand with the orioles during the national anthem. cornelius woodson iii stood with adam jones and brooks barns with manny machado. >> it makes you appreciate it all that much more now that it's happening this much more later. you enjoy every moment of it. >> the mayor presented jones with the key to the city for his work with kids in the community. a community she says is thankful in many ways for the o's sudden success. >> when i talked to them, i say we're happy that you're winning. what you're doing, you're creating jobs
brought football back to baltimore. 11 news sunday morning starts right now. >> welcome to the sunday news. our top stories in a moment. first what a day it was yesterday, weather wise. >> we had some very strong storms through the area. even a few reports of severe weather, whether it be in montgomery, washington county, frederick county, also possible funnel reported by an officer near sandy point. so possibly there was a funnel near the area. nonetheless, we did have some strong storms that brought down some trees. as we look at hd doppler, we can see that front finally moving off shore. rain showers still left along the lower eastern shore including rain right now in ocean city, but it has cleared out as you look across southern maryland, baltimore, even in the western start of the state. this is all changing now as we get throughout the day. that front is heading off shore. we are looking for beautiful conditions. currently around 60 degrees. we're moving for high temperatures up near 80. you're gonna wake up to clouds and a few showers across the lower eastern shore. and cooling skie
right now. that was played toronto tonight in toronto and then tomorrow night the come to baltimore and play the yankees in a three game series tomorrow night and the a statue of cal ripken jr. will be unveiled. a big night tomorrow night to say the least. what else can a fan asked for? what about football? gerry sandusky has that. >> it is a busy night downtown to say the least. ravens fans getting the season kicked off tonight when they will watch your on channel 11. ravens fans have shown up here setting up and the cheerleaders have shown up as well. it kicks off on monday night at home against the cincinnati bengals. the first time they will have a monday night home game since five years ago. a trip to the championship game and that means this year the expectations are even higher. there ravens have been dominant at home. they have won their last stand straight. the only tape -- team to go to the playoffs each of the last four years. as i mentioned, the expectations are higher than ever. the players cannot wait to get this started as well. >> he had done a great job this year. i
and friends are holding a vigil for a young mother gunned down in northeast baltimore. family and fans are gathering to remember larella amos. she was in the front yard of a house party early saturday morning when investigators say someone fired shots a block away, one of them striking her in the chest. her last words, call 911. >> i am not going to rest until it is completed. whoever who it is, i want them to come forward, somebody heard something or knew something. speak up. that is the right thing to do. >> investigators do not believe she was the intended target. the search continues tonight for the gunman. more at 10:00 at 11 o'clock. >> police are investigating almost a dozen shootings in 24 hours that claimed the lives of four people. the latest was this morning. in all, police say 10 people were shot starting at 11 o'clock 45 yesterday, including three doubles shootings. one resident says she escaped being shot when a bullet came through her front door. >> i was very blessed. because i was standing there where you see the bullet hole. it did not go all the way through. >> polic
through the greater baltimore area last night. they're just moving out into the atlantic ocean. couple showers around ocean city. should be a great day. current conditions out at the airport, it is 54 degrees. dewpoint relatively low at 45, humidly 72%. winds out of the west/northwest at five miles per hour. barometer holding steady at 30.30. and down at the inner harbor, they're looking at about 60 degrees under clear skies. we're clear for the next several days and cool. tell you all about it in the weather plus forecast coming up. >>> our big story this morning is a follow-up to the perry hall high school shooting that happened on the first day of school. daniel bowery is now out of the hospital and yesterday at a fund-raiser for his family to pay for his medical bill, daniel showed up and showed signs of recovery. we have more. >> a thumbs up from daniel bowery in his first outing since leaving the hospital. the 17-year-old, who was the only student hit during a school shooting at perry hall high last month was cleared by doctors to attend a fund-raiser for his family on the bay sa
first and race cars take over downtown baltimore. a look at the first full day of the grand prix of baltimore. 11 news saturday morning starts right now. >> you're watching wbal tv-11, live, local, late breaking. this is 11 news saturday morning. >> i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm jennifer franciotti. we will get to our top stories in a second but we will look oue with john collins. i saw stars and a full moon. >> and scattered clouds, as well, and surprisingly, moisture from isaac is getting closer to us. yesterday it was way to the west in missouri and arkansas and moving into iowa and it was hot yesterday. today, it will be warm, a little more humid and that moisture from that storm will get closer to us. it's showing up on radar now nearby. let's look at our h.d. doppler radar. you can see that out in garrett county we are seeing shower activity and in west virginia, thunderstorm activity going on at this stage of the game. this is all sliding to the east, the initial moisture, not a major part of the forecast today but it is part of the holiday weekend forecast. i'll detail th
story tonight. some call him the father of the baltimore ravens. some credit him with transforming that football league in to the nation's preeminent sports. saying goodbye to ravens owner art modell. he died today at johns hopkins hospital at the age of 87. gerry sandusky joins us with more. >> some called art modell a giant. fans will call him the man who brought the nfl back to baltimore. art modell uprooted his family, bold steps for a man who considered football and family his highest calling. he leaves behind a legacy that does not yet include a place in the hall of fame. baltimore will include the sentiment he loved. his name stands in the team's ring of honor. his will bring added baltimore and the nfl, and his values have become his legacy in that town that treasures the same thingss. >> we lost pat less than a year ago. most people knew that their love for each other figure that as frail as art was, he would rather be with her than with us. art modell helped to pioneer the launch of monday night football and change the league again when he brickle -- relocated to baltimor
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